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WHUT
Oct 2, 2012 7:30am EDT
officials failed in launching a satellite carrying rocket. trying to test ballistic missile technology. pak accused the u.s. of forcing the council of the launch. and he accused south korean president of causing interkorean relations to hit rock bottom. some people from japan are an emotional and spiritual journey in north korea. paying their respects to relatives they lost at the end of world war ii. fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters, who died and were buried far from home. nhk world reports from pyongyang. >> reporter: parents or siblings of the group's members died of illness or hunger while interned by the soviet military. it occupied what is now north korea right after the war. the group arrived in pyongyang on saturday. they visited a site where the dead were first buried, then a hill where the gd more than 20 japanese journalists to cover the visit. some japanese are praying for the family members and relatives at their grave site. this is the first visit of its kind since world war ii. japan's health ministry says some 35,000 japanese died in the area. but it says the remain
WHUT
Oct 5, 2012 7:30am EDT
>>> making mice. japanese researchers push the the boundaries of reproductive technology to produce life in vitro. scientists the world over are experimenting with the origins of life. researchers in japan have made a breakthrough in the field. then they produce mice through in vitro fertilization. researchers at kyoto university took the cells of female mice to generate stem cells. they applied protein to them to develop what are called germ cells. the researchers transplanted the germ cells into ovaries. they succeeded into producing the cells. they fertilized the ova with normal sperm. they placed the fertilized eggs in female mice, and they waited, and then the mice did what the team had hoped for, they gave birth to normal offspring. >> translator: we are reproducing the mechanisms of sperm and ova in test tubes. research on chromosomes has helped identify the cause of infertility. this achievement will improve our chances of finding a cure. >> the group succeeded last year in generating mouse sperm from ips cells. cyto says researchers need to be what they do next. >>> the kyo
WHUT
Oct 3, 2012 7:30am EDT
korean and u.s. technology giants have been fighting each other in the courts over technology for smartphones and other mobile devices. now the people at samsung say they've added apple's iphone 5 to a patent infringement lawsuit. samsung alleges apple's latest smartphone violates eight of its patents. the claim targets technologies for displaying data and storing photos. lawyers for samsung say they will exclude patents on the high-speed wireless communications protocol known as lte. samsung has an edge in this technology. samsung has received a green light from a u.s. district court in california in another case. the company can resume sales of its tablet device, the galaxy tab ten.1 in the u.s. market. the court decided in june to temporarily ban sales. it lifted the injunction after a separate lawsuit in august found this particular tablet did not infringe on apple patents. >>> president mahmoud ahmadinejad has blamed when he calls the enemies of iran for the fall of its currency. u.s. and european leaders imposed sanctions? july to encourage iranian leaders to abandon their n
PBS
Oct 4, 2012 7:00pm PDT
>>> making mice. japanese researchers push the boundaries of reproductive technology to produce like in vitro. scientists are experimenting with life. researchers in japan have made a breakthrough in the field. they use multipurpose stem cell and then use mice. researchers take the cells of female mice to generate induce potent stem cells or ips cells. they apply protein to develop germ cells. the researchers transplanted the cells into ovaries. they generated in producing reproductive cells or ova. they place the fertilized egg in female mice. then the miece did what the tea hoped for. they gave birth to normal offspring. >> research on chromosones will help achievement. >> this group generated last year in generating male sperm. he says they need to consider the ethics of creating life. >>> japan's maritime self-defense force has spotted a chinese naval fleet traveling in international waters. it's the first chinese fleet seen in the area since japan nationalized three of the islands last month. the japan's defense ministry announced that seven vessels navigated on thursday ev
WHUT
Oct 4, 2012 7:30am EDT
the project says if they can find her skull they will be able to use the latest technology to reconstruct her face. >>> lots of sunshine here in tokyo. but we are observing two storms in the western pacific. let's turn to rachel ferguson for the latest. >> hi, that's right. this is the storm hitting to the east of japan at the moment. it is currently moving at about -- 55 kilometers an hour. we are not expecting direct landfall. cloud bands are affecting central eastern japan. we will still see significant rainfall from this system. by thursday, afternoontime. so within the next -- say, 6 to 12 hours. expected to become an ex-tropical low. losing those tropical characteristics, but actually the wind are going to increase. so it is still going to be very gusty over the next 24 hours or so as the system pulls away. let's talk what is happening in the south china sea. we have a tropical storm. so it has weakened off a little bit from severe tropical storm status. looks like it will be heading into vietnam. making landfall here, saturday, local time. it will pick up the pace. also
KCSMMHZ
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
market. >>> technology has changed our daily lives fundamentally over the past century and more. who can now imagine life without electric light bulbs or more recently smartphones? to answer the question of what the next technological game maker might be, we went to one of japan's largest home electronics shows. nhk world's ta mow coca mata gives us the inside line. >> reporter: more than 600 companies are participating in this exhibition at a site near tokyo. major japanese electronics firms such as sony are presenting their latest products at the show which began on tuesday. visitors are interested. this is what walking may look like in the future. just a slight hand pressure of my hand. electronics manufacturer murata has a small company that specializes in devices to assist the elderly and infirm. nearly a quarter of the japanese population is now over 65 years of age. there's a growing market for products for the elderly, and manufacturers are becoming increasingly innovative. >> translator: i think the senior market will expand as the numbers of older people increases. there's
KCSMMHZ
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
technology. they use multipurpose stem cells to generate female reproductive cells. then they produce mice. they hope what they learned might someday lead to the treatment of infertility. rnlers at kyoto university took the cells of female mice to produce ips cells. they apply a protein to them to develop what are called germ cells. the researchers transplanted the germ cells into ovaries. they succeeded in generating reproductive cells, or to va. they fertilize the ova with normal sperm. they placed them in mice, waited, then the mice did what the team hoped for -- they gave birth to normal offspring. >> translator: we are reproducing the mechanisms of sperm and ova in test tubes. research on chromosomes has helped identify cause of infertilit infertility. this achievement will improve our chances of finding a cure. >> the group succeeded last year in generating mouse sperm from ips cells. saito says researchers need to be careful about what they do next. >>> earlier, we spoke to the reporter who covers this story. >> so the research is expected to help identify the cause of infertil
KCSMMHZ
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
products by combining technologies. nippon steel was the world's top producer in the 1970s but has since slipped to sixth place. sum sumitomo metal industries is a global 27th in terms of output. the patient company will be second only to the luxembou luxembourg-based company. arcelor mittal. tough competition is driving the merger. china's economic strength has helped their steel makers to beat their rivals. south koreans are quickly closing the technological gap with japan. the japanese steel makers are trying to regain leverage with major resource companies. they hope joining forces will make them more competitive and help clear a path into emerging markets. but the new company faces a bumpy start. before the merger, they projected joint net losses much bigger than expected, $3.6 billion for the first half of fiscal 2012. the stronger yen is to blame. slowing demand is also a concern due to the global economic downturn. that means japan's new steel giant has little margin for error or time to waste if it is to beat competition in the global market. chie tanaka, nhk world. >>> here are
KCSMMHZ
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
on-site work and the development of safety technology and it could order revisions to the decommissioning process. >> translator: we will do our utmost to ensure a safe decommissioning process, anticipating a wide range of possibilities. >> nra chair says the decommissioning job is expected to take about 30 years. >>> samsung electronics is the authority will not make judgments on whether idle reactors should be allowed to be restructured once they meet current standards. >>> coming up -- the land of hope. a japanese director tells a fictional story about the threat of nuclear power. >>> samsung electronics is upping the ante in its ongoing legal war with apple. the south korean and u.s. technology giants have been fighting each other in the courts over technology for smartphones and other mobile devices. now the people at samsung say they've added apple's iphone5 to a patent infringement lawsuit in the united states. nhk world has more. >> reporter: samsung alleges apple's latest smartphone violates eight patents. it targets technologies for installing photos. the two fir
KCSMMHZ
Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
best grand existing in india right now with the technology they have come up. >> reporter: to make sony's brand even stronger, the company broadcasts on its own tv station. indians enjoy watching the sony channel. >> sony the brand is carrying on all the channels and it builds an association in the mind of the consumer as a high flt. >> translator: i'm convinced that making products that meet the needs of indians and promoting our brand are essential to our success. >> reporter: in recent years, japanese electronic makers have been struggling worldwide. the key to regaining market share depends on how they fair in india. nhk world. >>> the obama administration has rewarded president thein sein since he took office last year. it's starting to lift a ban on imports from myanmar following similar steps to ease restrictions on finance and investments. thein sein received the news from hillary clinton during a visit to the united states. >> reporter: to attend the u.n. general semibly. secretary of state hillary clinton told him that the obama administration would begin easing its ban o
KCSMMHZ
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
, i feel a great sense of responsibility. ips is a new technology, and it has a lot of potential in the field of medicine and the development of new drugs. i want to continue this research. now that i have received this honor, i would like to -- or i feel i must contribute to society as soon as possible. >> professor yamanaka also said he's very honored to receive this coveted prize alongside john b. gurdon. >>> space exploration has entered the commercial era. a ship built by a u.s. company has blasted off with supplies for astronauts in orbit. the craft is taking over from the space shuttles and taking private enterprise where it's never gone before. nhk world's sarah milkovich has the story. >> three, two, one. >> reporter: engineers at the u.s. firm spacex confirmed the unmanned dragon capsule. they launched it from cape canaveral air force station in florida. the rocket separated on schedule ten minutes after liftoff. dragon is cruising towards the space station. it's due to dock in three days 400 kilometers above the earth. it's carrying nearly a ton of food and experimental e
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